The fourth trade paperback in the Unity Saga series|
presented a nice timeline for the Unity storyline.
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A text version of the timeline from Unity #1 has also been copied
by Magnus Ramström, originally compiled by Vinnie Bartilucci.
It is available below.
This text (C) 1992 Valiant, 1995 Acclaim is copied from Unity 1 by Magnus Ramström.
T I M E L I N E
PRELUDE TO UNITY
3988 A.D. - Erica Pierce discovers the Lost Land, a perfect base from which to launch Unity.
April 2, 3988 - Ana Kawainui, a geomancer, seeks out Roland Tate, her chosen successor.
3988-4001 - Erica establishes the foundation and power sources for her San Gabriel Citadel.
3997 - Erica's men in the Lost Land build a speakeasy to help ease the stress of their work. Smuggling to and from the complex begins.
4000 - Erica's son, Prince Albert, discovers the speakeasy during a routine inspection and decides to take advantage of its services.
August 5, 4001 - Erica transports her San Gabriel Citadel to the Lost land.
April 4, 1992 - Solar and Geoff McHenry, a young geomancer, find Erica Pierce's remains. Geoff learns of the existence of the "other" Erica and they leave for the Lost Land.
August 5, 4001 - Rookie Tate finds Gilad, the Eternal Warrior. Gil has been psycho-probed, but with Rookie's help manages to remember who he is. However, his memories of certain events remain sketchy. Rookie and Gil seek out Rai and convince him to accompany them.
They decide to seek out Magnus. After lending a well timed hand, they explain the situation and together race to the doorway to the Lost Land that Magnus used several months earlier.
April 4, 1992 - Shadowman is contacted by a former pupil of the last geomancer. He has discerned that a huge conflict is brewing and Shadowman is asked to help. Shadowman agrees and enters the Lost Land through a doorway under a tree in the Louisiana bayou.
Geoff and Solar decide to seperate. Geoff reappears in the real world with a portion of Solar's power. Using this power he travels to find people who can help in the coming battle. He finds the Harbinger kids and quickly recruits them. Together they locate Aric, X-O Manowar. Aric, sensing a good fight, agrees to come along. Geoff contacts the Gilad of 1992 and uses Solar's power to teleport him to them. Gilad in turn uses the power to locate his brother Aram (Armstrong) and recruits him and his new partner, Archer.
Geoff creates a portal to the Lost Land.
TIME IS NOT ABSOLUTE
Seeing them, Solar joins the 4001 team. Magnus and Rai recognize Solar, but this Solar (from 1992) does not know them. Rai sights the 1992 team and they meet up.
Erica spots the teams and mounts an attack. The teams split up.
While battling pteradons, X-O is attacked from behind and falls into a cell with slaves who are to be fed to the bionisaurs. Aric rescues them and proclaims himself their leader. They escape and head for the mountains.
Shadowman arrives in the Lost land and incorrectly assumes that Solar is the threat. He meets and quickly befriends Elya, who takes him to the Central Tower.
Archer, Armstrong and Gilad 1992 break off from the main group and begin attacking robots. Gilad and Archer and Armstrong are separated.
Solar blasts his way through the Central Tower and confronts Erica one-on-one. Seeing the attack, Shadowman leaps to Erica's aid, nearly killing himself in the process. Erica uses the diversion to trap Solar in a wormhole.
Sting can no longer sense Solar and assumes him dead. Erica's counterattack drives back and scatters her enemies.
Archer and Armstrong are captured by Section Prelate Rejj.
Gilad 1992 and Geoff meet up with Gilad 4001. They set off to find their allies.
Archer is questioned by Rejj, who is a devotee of Archer's philosophies. Meanwhile Armstrong succeeds at a daring escape that involves natural camouflage.
Geoff, Rai, Magnus and the two Gilads meet and regroup.
Albert visits Bunsie in the infirmary and kills her.
Albert prevents Archer's execution and returns his crossbow. He provides Archer and Armstrong an oppertunity to kill Erica, which fails.
X-O attacks the complex and accidently gives Archer and Armstrong their chance to escape.
Sting discovers that Kris' baby is not his, but Torque's.
Back at the resistance headquarters, the Harbinger team arrives. Geoff tries to check on the baby and discovers that it will grow up to be Magnus.
Elya is called away to defend the complex and Shadowman breaks out of Elya's quarters to lend aid. He then manages to thwart Archer and Armstrong's bombing plans, forcing them to return to their headquarters.
Geoff then enters the complex to reason with Erica, but is captured near the Speakeasy. The heroes then set off to the rescue Geoff, leaving behing Armstrong to deliver Kris' baby. The two Gilads breaks into the control center to save Geoff. Erica unlashes an energy bolt, seemingly killing him.
Back at the resistance headquarters Kris has gone into labor, and the Gilads, assuming their mission has failed, are forced to retreat.
Magnus is caught under a collapsing support column and presumed killed, but he survives and manages to make his way through the citadel without a fight. Along the way he finds Geoff, who escaped Erica's blast through a secret door. Geoff has learned that Solar is not dead, but imprisoned.
Albert initiates a search for Shadowman, then sneaks off to the Speakeasy. Shadowman follows.
Kris gives birth to a son, as Zephyr returns and tells of the loss of Magnus. Kris begs Sting to find him.
Magnus attacks Erica in her control center, wounding her while her guard is down. Sting manages to locate Magnus and Geoff and the three escape.
After seeing Albert murder a bim in the Speakeasy, Shadowman learns the truth about Unity and drags Albert with him to confront Erica. Elya cannot bring herself to do her duty and shoot Shadowman.
Shadowman encounters Archer and Armstrong again and ends up injured and trapped. Albert escapes.
The resistance breaks into the prison bunker, leaving Rai to defend
the entrance from reinforcements.
His sacrifice buys the others time to find Solar's cage. Sting uses his powers to free Solar.
Aware that Solar is free. Erica rushes back to the control center to activate the reactor. Albert picks up one of Rai's energy swords.
Solar, exhausted, is helped from the complex by Sting as Erica activates the main reactor.
X-0 appears and joins in a last ditch attack on the main reactor. Sting, realizing that Kris has been captured leads the Harbinger team to her rescue.
Albert uses Rai's energy sword to stab Erica in the back. She is not killed, but her concentration is broken long enough for Solar to dive past her defenses and confront her face to face.
Shadowman awakens just in time to see the huge column of energy from the reactor and realizes he is too late. He searches for Elya, and a means to escape.
Solar defeats Erica and traps her in the wormhole as Geoff convinces Kris to give him the baby. As the universe collapses around them, Erica's men try to flee, but the robots continue to fight.
Shadowman finds Elya and together they try to return to 1992 via the portal through which he entered. Solar returns most of the people and creatures of the Lost Land to their respective times. Albert is killed by Speakeasy bims.
Shadowman escapes, but Elya is torn from his grasp by Solar's power. The reactor becomes a black hole, which Solar is barely able to destroy.
3975 A.D. - Solar meets Kris' baby at the moment in time to which he sent him from the Lost Land and takes him to 1-A's secret base where he will grow up to become Magnus.
Compiled by Vinnie Bartilucci